|3 Months Ended|
Aug. 31, 2016
|Short-term Financing [Abstract]|
Note I: Short-term Financing
The Company maintains lines of credit, letters of credit, and credit facilities as part of its normal and recurring business operations. Details of the Company’s short-term financing arrangements as of August 31, 2016 are discussed below.
Lines of credit: As of August 31, 2016, the Company had unused borrowing capacity available under four uncommitted, secured, short-term lines of credit at market rates of interest with financial institutions as follows:
The primary uses of the lines of credit would be to meet short-term funding requirements related to deposit account overdrafts and client fund obligations arising from electronic payment transactions on behalf of clients in the ordinary course of business. No amounts were outstanding under these lines of credit as of, or during the three months ended August 31, 2016.
Certain of the financial institutions are also parties to the Company's credit facility and irrevocable standby letters of credit, which are discussed below.
Letters of credit: As of August 31, 2016 and May 31, 2016, the Company had irrevocable standby letters of credit outstanding totaling $46.8 million and $43.0 million, respectively, required to secure commitments for certain insurance policies. The letters of credit expire at various dates between December 2016 and July 2017, and are collateralized by securities held in the Company’s investment portfolios. No amounts were outstanding on these letters of credit as of, or during the three months ended August 31, 2016.
Credit facilities: The Company maintains a committed, unsecured, five-year syndicated credit facility, expiring on August 5, 2020. Under the credit facility, Paychex of New York LLC (the “Borrower”) may, subject to certain restrictions, borrow up to $1 billion to meet short-term funding requirements. The obligations under this facility have been guaranteed by the Company and certain of its subsidiaries. The outstanding obligations under this credit facility will bear interest at competitive rates to be elected by the Borrower. Upon expiration of the commitment in August 2020, any borrowings outstanding will mature and be payable on such date.
There were no amounts outstanding under this credit facility as of August 31, 2016 and May 31, 2016. During the three months ended August 31, 2016 and 2015, the Company borrowed against this facility, on an overnight basis, as follows:
In March 2016, the Company entered into a committed, unsecured, three-year credit facility with PNC Bank, National Association, expiring on March 17, 2019. Under this facility, Paychex Advance LLC (“Paychex Advance”) a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company may, subject to certain restrictions, borrow up to $150.0 million to finance working capital needs and general corporate purposes. The obligations under this facility have been guaranteed by the Company and certain of its subsidiaries. The outstanding obligations under this credit facility will bear interest at competitive rates to be elected by the Paychex Advance. Upon expiration of the commitment in March 2019, any borrowings outstanding will mature and be payable on such date.
As of August 31, 2016, Paychex Advance has borrowed approximately $51.3 million under this credit facility, which remains outstanding as of the date of this report. There were no amounts outstanding under this credit facility as of May 31, 2016. Details of borrowings under this credit facility during the three months ended August 31, 2016, are as follows:
The credit facilities contain various financial and operational covenants that are usual and customary for such arrangements. The Company was in compliance with these covenants as of August 31, 2016.
Certain lenders under these credit facilities, and their respective affiliates, have performed, and may in the future perform for the Company, various commercial banking, investment banking, underwriting, and other financial advisory services, for which they have received, and will continue to receive in the future, customary fees and expenses.
The entire disclosure for short-term debt.
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/presentationRef